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pen tuh thol

  • n  barbiturate that is a hygroscopic powder (trade name Pentothal) that is a strong barbiturate that acts rapidly; induces a relaxed state when injected as a general anesthetic

  • Even when he was talking under sodium pentothal, Bill said that George robbed for pleasure, and killed like a cobra when cornered.
  • The use of aggressive, nonviolent interrogation techniques, perhaps even drugs like sodium pentothal, may not be inappropriate to elicit information from those intent on the mass .
  • When word got around that he had talked (after an injection of sodium pentothal), headline writers" decided it was a confession, dusted off their favorite cliches about "truth .

  • Drew Barrymore in
    And Barrymore agrees, adding, "You think people tell the truth about themselves? Every guy is six foot, four inches with a huge s**long. That's why people love it so much. Internet does not equal sodium pentothal (Polaroid pictures)."
  • Aquilino Pimentel Jr in ABS CBN News
    Wherever the medical professionals are located, they will be able to verify that plaintiff is unconscious after administration of sodium pentothal or, if he remains conscious at that time, they will be able to bring about the injection of... Malcolm Howard WCNC (subscription) Apr 17, 2006 73369 98196 pentothal First, is the injection of sodium pentothal which is a barbiturate designed to induce the convict to sleep; second is to paralyze his body; third is to inject him with potassium chloride which stops the heart," Pimentel said.

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